Tag Archives: Artigiano

Holiday house

Just a few favorite holiday moments

Sparkly season

Christmas wishes on the way  :)


and so it begins :)

Bespoke summer

Sure feels like summer today, complete with tiny bespoke sunflower, ready to go. I better get to work on my listings for this little flowers big brothers (see a sample in the background) before summer arrives for real!

Class sketches, spring

Back to class, good to be back in the moment.

Charmed life

Spring brings tiny charms… more to come!

Heart smith

Dickens (Jacob Marley’s ghost, from Scrooge): I wear the chain I forged in life. Not such a bad idea, I say. Happy Valentines Day!

11.16: butterfly project

Time for the November butterfly (see calendar page at the end).  It’s my favorite… blue morpho (the photo in the middle is from a visit to a butterfly habitat a few years back).  This time of year I’m up to my eyeballs in metal everywhere, so change of pace –  this one is a paper […]

New works, fall 2016

Studio is cranking, elves at work.

10.16: butterfly project

October butterfly: heliconius, a widespread genus with a passion for passion flower and batesian mimicry, where a harmless species has evolved to imitate the warning signals of a harmful species as a defense mechanism. Clever.  Mine has a sizable antique peridot center stone (decidedly not a pretender) with bright carnelian beads added in to the […]